Net Worth

Jon Jones Net Worth

Jon Jones is the former UFC light heavyweight title holder and recently won his first UFC heavyweight championship.
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Jon Jones is considered one of the greatest UFC fighters of all time. The professional mixed martial artist is the current UFC heavyweight champion.

Jones turned 35 on 19th July and is an active heavyweight fighter in the UFC. His birthplace is Rochester, New York, and he currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The UFC fighter also wrestled during his high school days.

Jon debuted in the MMA circuit in 2008 and picked six wins within three months while remaining undefeated. Later in the August of the same year, he debuted in the UFC 87 and won his fight against Ande Gusmao.

Over the years, Jones turned into a prolific UFC fighter with a colossal record to his name. His exploits in the light heavyweight division are incredibly amazing, making him one of the greats in this sport.

Let us discover Jon's net worth, earnings, and achievements throughout his 15-year-old MMA career.

How Much Is Jon Jones Net Worth?

Jon Jones trains with his team and maintain his fitness.
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Jon Jones is the current UFC heavyweight champion who nets millions annually. He has been in the UFC since 2008.

UFC is the largest MMA fighting promotion company which was started in 1993. The company has raked a huge following and has made a great amount of money through the years. The likes of Conor McGregor, Brock Lesnar, Ronda Rousey, Anderson Silva, and Georges St. Pierre have provided numerous big fights for the company.

Jon's affiliation with UFC started in the light heavyweight division, where he has left a long-lasting mark. He recently moved up the rank category and proved his dominance over the opponent with a comeback victory.

Jones has been actively working with UFC throughout the years. The fight in the octagon and different brand deals and endorsements are his main source of income.

Jon's net worth in 2022 was $3 million. After the latest bout against Ciryl Gane in UFC 285, his net worth has taken a huge plunge and sits around $10-15 million, as per the reports of Essentially Sports.

The main part of his income is related to his in-ring fights and various bonuses and sponsorship deals. He also advertises and collaborates with numerous brands and companies, which adds a significant amount to his purse.

Jon Jones Endorsements and Brand Deals

Jon Jones is the brand ambassador of Boohoo Man and promotes the brand through his Instagram account.
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Jon Jones is a great athlete whose in-ring persona earns him numerous branding deals and endorsements. He uses his reach on Instagram to promote them.

Different sponsors and brands back athletes and sports persons. Branding deals and endorsements make a huge income for people with great fame and add up to their net worth.

Jones is insanely popular in the MMA world and attracts brands to collaborate with him.

He has been involved with top-class brands like Nike and Reebok in the past. Jon was the first MMA fighter from UFC to land a deal with Nike. But due to several controversies, he is no longer affiliated with these brands.

Several other popular brands, such as GAT Nutrition and K-Swiss, are partnered with the athlete. He also endorses Monster Energy and Gatorade.

Jones has posted his workout video with a Monster t-shirt and promoted Monster Energy through his Instagram account. The post dates back to September 22, 2021.

The MMA fighter is also the brand ambassador of Boohoo Man, the clothing brand.

Jones can be found on Instagram under the username 'jonnybones.' He has 6.8 million followers and uses his branding value to help the brands reach his audience.

Jon Jones Salary and Biggest Money Fight

In 2020, Jones trained with Special Ops Army Rangers and captured this photo with his dog, Dutch, during that period.
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Jon Jones is one of the big earners in the UFC in the current scenario. He has become the second-highest-paid UFC fighter, falling behind only Conor McGregor.

The first bout of Jone in UFC 87 is reported to make him $12K, including the win bonus. After that, his income graph has seen a steady and gradual rise.

He fought different opponents, earning a salary below the $100K mark till UFC 128. Jones started making six-figure salaries starting his contest against Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson in UFC 135.

After that, he was a prominent figure who fought the likes of Rashad Evans, Vitor Belfort, Glover Teixeira, Chael Sonnen, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Smith.

Essentially Sports reported that the fight with Daniel Cormier in the UFC 214 made him a whopping $1.8 million, including his Reebok sponsorship. Initially, Jon won the match, but due to some controversy, the match was adjudged a No Contest. It was his biggest money fight in the Light Heavyweight Division.

Jon moved a weight class and competed for the vacant Heavyweight title in UFC 285 against Ciryl Gane. He reportedly earned $3 million in salary, excluding PPV buys and sponsorship making it his biggest money fight ever, as per Inside Sport.

The next in line to combat Jones is Stipe Miocic. This fight will surely be another headline in Jon's career and bring him a great deal on the table.

Jon Jones' Awards and Achievements

Jon Jones tops the list of most title fight wins in UFC, making it 15 with his recent win over Ciyrl Gane.
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Jon Jones has an illustrious MMA career with many awards and achievements. He only lost once in his career.

The only loss of Jones was against Matt Hamill. His fight against Hamill was a controversial disqualification win for Hamill. Despite this, he never had any unfavourable decisions in his fights.

One of Jon's most impressive achievements is his 15 title fight wins. He fought in 16 title bouts where his fight in UFC 214 was overturned as a No Contest.

To this date, he remains the youngest fighter to win a UFC championship. He was 23 years and 242 days old when he competed and became victorious at UFC 128 against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.

 The two-time UFC light heavyweight and the current heavyweight champion have numerous records. Some of the most notable ones include

  • Joint most successful title defences
  • Most UFC light heavyweight title fights and wins
  • Most wins in UFC light heavyweight division
  • Longest unbeaten streak
  • The longest light heavyweight champion reign

Likewise, Jon has collected many awards in his great career, including

  • NYSPHSAA Division I State Championship 2005
  • NJCAA All-American 2006
  • World MMA 2010 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
  • ESPN and World MMA Awards Fighter of the Year 2011
  • 2013 Fight of the Year (vs. alexander Gustafsson)

Throughout his glorious career in MMA and wrestling, Jon Jones has not been out of trouble and faced different controversies. Even with that, Jones is a remarkable athlete and a champion who has proven himself time and again.